Posts Tagged ‘ Exisle Publishing ’

REVIEW Gallipoli: A Ridge Too Far

April 10, 2017
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REVIEW Gallipoli: A Ridge Too Far

We always tend to focus on Gallipoli as an Anzac story but it was a battle involving seven countries, all of which suffered in the hell of the 1915 campaign. This new book takes a fresh approach to telling the story of Gallipoli, with prominent historians from New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, France,...

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Recommended reading for dealing with kids

June 19, 2016
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Recommended reading for dealing with kids

Raising Stress-Proof Kids; Parenting Today’s Children for Tomorrow’s World, by Shelley Davidow MsEd (Exisle Publishing, RRP $30): This is a must-read parenting guide by Australian author, teacher and expert in restorative practice, Shelley Davidow. Her award-winning books deal with a wide range of social issues. This book explains the importance of minimising stress for our...

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Giving teens tools to deal with anger

April 19, 2016
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Giving teens tools to deal with anger

I Just Get So . . . Angry! Dealing with anger and other strong emotions for teenagers, by Timothy Bowden and Sandra Bowden (Exisle Publishing, RRP $30): This is an amazing little graphic novel written to help teenagers combat anger and build resilience. The author and the illustrator are a husband and wife team...

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Sit up and pay attention

March 27, 2016
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Sit up and pay attention

Mindful Learning, by Dr Chris Hassed and Dr Richard Chambers (Exisle Publishing, RRP $35): In these busy times we have a tendency to do things with a lot of thought, often resulting in a lack of connection and a lack of interest. Clinical psychologist Dr Richard Chambers and Dr Craig Hassed understand that “mindfulness”...

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Help in a cute little package

February 5, 2015
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Help in a cute little package

The Happiness Trap Pocketbook, by Dr Russ Harris and Bev Aisbett (Exisle Publishing, RRP $25): A few years back, Dr Russ Harris came up with the novel concept of the happiness trap and told us all how to avoid it. This little book is a pretty much the same concept but all compacted and...

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Sniffing out dog facts

January 17, 2015
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Sniffing out dog facts

Every Dog Has Its Day: A Thousand things You Didn’t Know About Man’s Best Friend, by Max Cryer (Exisle Publishing, RRP $30): After penning books on everything from proverbs to music, Max Cryer has now turned his attention to man’s best friend. Cryer is a bloke who knows a lot of things about a...

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Nostalgia keeps on track

August 26, 2014
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Nostalgia keeps on track

Stop the Train! I Want to Get On! by Graham Hutchins (Exisle, RRP $50): As a boy in the railway town of Te Kuiti, Graham Hutchins spent many hours watching the trains thundering through the town, fascinated by the machines. There’s something special about train travel and train enthusiasts then to be quite passionate about...

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Healthy eating begins, as it always did, with real food

August 23, 2014
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Healthy eating begins, as it always did, with real food

Optimum Health the Paleo Way, by Claire Yates (Exisle Publishing, RRP $40): It seems every week there is some new fad diet promising to fight flab in some miraculous way, but the so-called paleo diet is proof that there is really nothing new under the sun. The paleo way is is all about a...

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Book promises to put end to itch

July 9, 2014
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Book promises to put end to itch

The Eczema Diet, by Karen Fischer (Exisle Publishing, RRP $35): Aussie nutritionist and award-winning author Karen Fischer has drawn on her experience of being the mum of a child with eczema to produce a book that promises to change the life of anyone who suffers from eczema. Between 10 and 25 per cent of...

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Advice from skin care to intuition

March 21, 2014
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Advice from skin care to intuition

Self-help books available now include: Emotional First Aid, by Dr Guy Winch (Exisle Publishing, RRP $30): We have methods of treatment for all our physical injuries but most of us have no idea how to treat day-to-day emotional injuries such as failure, rejection, guilt and loss. Dr Guy Winch – a licensed psychologist and...

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